Being born a woman is an awful tragedy. Yes, my consuming desire to mingle with road crews, sailors and soldiers, bar room regulars—to be a part of a scene, anonymous, listening, recording—all is spoiled by the fact that I am a girl, a female always in danger of assault and battery. My consuming interest in men and their lives is often misconstrued as a desire to seduce them, or as an invitation to intimacy. Yet, God, I want to talk to everybody I can as deeply as I can. I want to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west, to walk freely at night. — Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via interweber)
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Ozark folk instrument builder Ed Stilley
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Dear lord, I love this blog.
1920s Regal tenor guitar. At May Bell Music.
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Tenor banjo, B & J Serenader. At May Bell Music.
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Fayetteville Roots Festival -
Fayetteville Roots Festival is an intimate, urban festival, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Just got done with this circus. Can’t wait til next year!
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Ms. Maxine Sullivan is just perfect on a warm summer night like tonight.
Lovely. Her, too.
THE HORROR OF BANJO